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Re: You have a word for it?

From:Ian Maxwell <ian_maxwell@...>
Date:Saturday, January 26, 2002, 3:04
> Ever picked up a book called 'They Have A Word For It?'
No, but perhaps I should. Sounds like something I'd appreciate.
> I'd > like to know what cool untranslatable words are in your languages.
I wouldn't say "untranslatable", since you seem to have translated quite well--you just needed to use a phrase instead of one word. Anyway, I haven't really gotten to work on the vocabulary for my conlang yet, but I expect to have a word for "to remember after having forgotten" and one for "an acquaintance that one does not particularly like but is nonetheless friendly towards". - Ian Maxwell


Joe Hill <joe@...>